The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 34
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - - 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-20.26% +2.73%
MCP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.80% 13.29% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 28
Average salary £28,625 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.19% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MCP
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Halifax region.

MCP Salary Trend in Halifax

MCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) SSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee